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The validity of biodata as a selection tool within the Scottish accountancy profession. (1998)
Thesis
GAMMIE, E.B.A. 1998. The validity of biodata as a selection tool within the Scottish accountancy profession. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of this thesis was to critically evaluate whether biodata could be used as a valid tool in the pre-selection process of trainee chartered accountants. Biographical details of recently qualified accountants who trained within the whole spectru... Read More about The validity of biodata as a selection tool within the Scottish accountancy profession..

Industrial relations in the North Sea oil and gas industry 1965-1995. (1998)
Thesis
GOURLAY, D. 1998. Industrial relations in the North Sea oil and gas industry 1965-1995. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis analyses the reasons why the system of industrial relations on the United Kingdom continental shelf is very different from that which prevails both onshore and on the Norwegian continental shelf, where the same technology is used to produ... Read More about Industrial relations in the North Sea oil and gas industry 1965-1995..

First line supervisors in the offshore oil and gas industry. (1998)
Thesis
CARNEGIE, D. 1998. First line supervisors in the offshore oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The offshore oil and gas industry has created significant wealth for the UK economy; approximately 250 billion Great British Pounds (GBP) since oil was discovered under the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) of which approximately 70 billion GBP... Read More about First line supervisors in the offshore oil and gas industry..

The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. (1998)
Journal Article
LAING, D. and WEIR, C. 1998. The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. Journal of general management [online], 23(4), pages 51-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404.

Experience, rather than qualifications, influences the pay received by company directors. Executive pay has been the subject of much recent discussion, with concern being expressed about the levels of pay received by the chief executive officers of c... Read More about The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors..